Langill Deed 1845
Thomas Langill to William Langill
October 14, 1845

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Thomas Langill, and wife, to William Langill
Registered 14th October, 1845, 2 o'clock p.m. on the certificate of W. Gordon, J.P.

This Indenture made this twenty-second day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-five, between Thomas Langill of River John, in the County of Pictou, and province of Nova Scotia, yeoman, and Lucy his wife, of the one part and William Langill of River John aforesaid, in the County of Pictou, and province of Nova Scotia, of the other part.

Witnesseth that the said Thomas Langill and Lucy, his wife, for and in consideration of the sum of sixty pounds currency of the province of Nova Scotia to him in hand paid by the said William Langill, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged: Hath granted, bargained, sold, enfeoffed, released and confirmed and by these presents doth hereby grant, bargain, sell, enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said William Langill, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, all that tract or parcel of land know and described as follows.

That is to say, beginning at the south east corner of John Peter Perin's farm lot, thence west along the said John Peter Perin's line eighty chains, thence south six chains and quarter, thence east eighty chains or until it comes to the river and thence the several courses of the river down to the place of beginning, containing fifty acres more or less.

To have and to hold the said land and premises with all stones and wood thereon or thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining to him, the said William Langill, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to this and their only use, benefit and behoof forever. And the said Thomas Langill hereby binds himself, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns to warrant and defend and likewise all the right or claim of Dower or thirds of her the said Lucy, his wife, into, out or upon or any part there unto the said William Langill, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns in the peaceable and quiet possession of the above concerned premises forever.

In witness thereof the said parties have hereunder subscribed and set their hands and seals at River John aforesaid upon the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:
K. McLean
Thomas McKenzie

Thomas Langill

Lucy Langill

Received at River John the 22nd day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand, eight hundred and forty-five from William Langill the sum of sixty pounds currency being the consideration mentioned in the foregoing
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Witness
K. McLean
Thomas McKenzie

Be it remembered that on the 23rd day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, personally appeared before me the subscriber, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Pictou, Lucy Langill, also a party to the foregoing Indenture and wife of Thomas Langill also party thereto, who being by me examined separate and apart from her said husband, acknowledged that the Indenture was by her executed for the purposes therein set forth and contained and that freely and voluntarily and of her own free will and accord and authority without force or compulsion from her said husband.

K. McLean, J.P.

Pictou S.S.
I do certify that Thomas McKenzie, yeoman, of River John in the county of Pictou and whose name is subscribed to the foregoing Instrument as a witness came before me this day and being duly sworn made oath and said that he was present at and witnessed the execution of the same by Thomas Langill and Lucy Langill, the parties thereto.

Sworn before me at Pictou this 14th October 1845
W. Gordon, J.P.

Source:
LDS film #0578977, vol. 30, pg. 528
Transcribed by Lynda Minarzick
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